International Money transfer

Receive money from around the world using MTN Mobile Money​

Overview

​​Receive money from around the world using MTN Mobile Money - simple, easy, secure and extremely convenient. 

New Rates: You can send money to Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Kenya with our new send rates by simply dialing *165*1*2#.

See the new rates below. You can also download a copy here. ​

 
 Old Rates  New Rates 
500 - 2,500                             2,000                             1,000
2,501 - 5,000                             2,200                             1,150
5,001 - 15,000                             2,400                             1,400
15,001 - 30,000                             2,900                             1,650
30,001 - 45,000                           ​  3,500                             1,950
45,001 - 60,000                             4,100                             2,250
60,001 - 125,000                             5,700                             3,200
125,001 - 250,000                             9,500                             5,000
250,001 - 500,000                           17,000                             9,050
500,001 - 1,000,000                           32,000                           17,200
1,000,001 - 2,000,000                           62,000                           33,450
2,000,001 - 4,000,000                         100,000                           55,900
4,000,001 - 7,000,000                         100,000                           61,100



MTN Rwanda

Receive money from MTN Rwanda

You can receive money from MTN Rwanda customers directly into your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account. MTN Rwanda customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *830#
  • Enter receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter amount
  • A message with the amount and forex exchange details is shared
  • Press ‘1’ to confirm

You will then receive a message prompting approval of the transaction. To approve the transaction, dial *182# then select ’my account’ then ’pending approvals’.

You will then need to approve the amount by entering your MTN Mobile Money PIN.

Send Money to MTN Rwanda

You can now send money to MTN Rwanda customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to an MTN Rwanda customer. The customer should have MTN Mobile Money active.

 

To send money follow the steps below;

  • Dial *165*1*2#​
  • Enter the MTN Rwanda customer
  • Then the amount in UGX
  • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Rwandan Francs that will be received.
  • Enter PIN to confirm
Safaricom

Receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa

You can receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa customers directly onto your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account.

M-Pesa customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *840#
  • Enter M-Pesa PIN to access the International Money Transfer service
  • The M-Pesa customer can then send money by following the prompts below:
  • Enter the receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter the amount in Ugandan Shillings
  • They will then see a display showing:
  • Amount to send
  • Charges to be applied
  • Total amount to be deducted
  • They will then be prompted to accept or decline
    • A confirmation message is then sent to the receiving customer with details of the transaction. 

Send Money to Safaricom MPesa
  • You can now send money to Safaricom MPesa customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to Safaricom MPesa number.

    To send money follow the steps below;

    • Dial *165*1*3#​
    • ​Enter the Safaricom MPesa number
    • Then the amount in UGX
    • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Kenya Shillings that will be received.
    • Enter PIN to confirm
Tanzania

Jambo!

MTN MoMo customers can now send money directly to Airtel and Tigo Tanzania Mobile Money customers from their phones.

A customer should simply dial *165*1*2# and then follow the prompts. This is in addition to Safaricom Mpesa (in Kenya) and MTN Rwanda customers.

Visit www.mtn.co.ug/moneytransfer for additional info.

 



WorldRemit

You can now receive money directly onto your MTN Mobile Money account from around the world. Customers overseas can send money directly to you using www.worldremit.com.

The sender requires a bank account and should be from one of the countries listed here.

Receiving MTN Mobile Money is free.

How it works

Step one
Download the WorldRemit app from the Google Play or iOS stores from the links here:


​​Receive money from around the world using MTN Mobile Money - simple, easy, secure and extremely convenient. 

New Rates: You can send money to Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Kenya with our new send rates by simply dialing *165*1*2#.

See the new rates below. You can also download a copy here. ​

 
 Old Rates  New Rates 
500 - 2,500                             2,000                             1,000
2,501 - 5,000                             2,200                             1,150
5,001 - 15,000                             2,400                             1,400
15,001 - 30,000                             2,900                             1,650
30,001 - 45,000                           ​  3,500                             1,950
45,001 - 60,000                             4,100                             2,250
60,001 - 125,000                             5,700                             3,200
125,001 - 250,000                             9,500                             5,000
250,001 - 500,000                           17,000                             9,050
500,001 - 1,000,000                           32,000                           17,200
1,000,001 - 2,000,000                           62,000                           33,450
2,000,001 - 4,000,000                         100,000                           55,900
4,000,001 - 7,000,000                         100,000                           61,100




Receive money from MTN Rwanda

You can receive money from MTN Rwanda customers directly into your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account. MTN Rwanda customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *830#
  • Enter receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter amount
  • A message with the amount and forex exchange details is shared
  • Press ‘1’ to confirm

You will then receive a message prompting approval of the transaction. To approve the transaction, dial *182# then select ’my account’ then ’pending approvals’.

You will then need to approve the amount by entering your MTN Mobile Money PIN.

Send Money to MTN Rwanda

You can now send money to MTN Rwanda customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to an MTN Rwanda customer. The customer should have MTN Mobile Money active.

 

To send money follow the steps below;

  • Dial *165*1*2#​
  • Enter the MTN Rwanda customer
  • Then the amount in UGX
  • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Rwandan Francs that will be received.
  • Enter PIN to confirm

Receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa

You can receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa customers directly onto your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account.

M-Pesa customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *840#
  • Enter M-Pesa PIN to access the International Money Transfer service
  • The M-Pesa customer can then send money by following the prompts below:
  • Enter the receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter the amount in Ugandan Shillings
  • They will then see a display showing:
  • Amount to send
  • Charges to be applied
  • Total amount to be deducted
  • They will then be prompted to accept or decline
    • A confirmation message is then sent to the receiving customer with details of the transaction. 

Send Money to Safaricom MPesa
  • You can now send money to Safaricom MPesa customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to Safaricom MPesa number.

    To send money follow the steps below;

    • Dial *165*1*3#​
    • ​Enter the Safaricom MPesa number
    • Then the amount in UGX
    • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Kenya Shillings that will be received.
    • Enter PIN to confirm

Jambo!

MTN MoMo customers can now send money directly to Airtel and Tigo Tanzania Mobile Money customers from their phones.

A customer should simply dial *165*1*2# and then follow the prompts. This is in addition to Safaricom Mpesa (in Kenya) and MTN Rwanda customers.

Visit www.mtn.co.ug/moneytransfer for additional info.

 




You can now receive money directly onto your MTN Mobile Money account from around the world. Customers overseas can send money directly to you using www.worldremit.com.

The sender requires a bank account and should be from one of the countries listed here.

Receiving MTN Mobile Money is free.

How it works

Step one
Download the WorldRemit app from the Google Play or iOS stores from the links here: